IKA invites political parties to include a YES Registry for organ donation in their election manifestos – 15 January 2020. A letter by Mr. Mark Murphy, the Chief Executive of the Irish Kidney Association has been sent to the Spokespersons for Health from Ireland’s political parties inviting them to consider improving the ‘Human Tissue Bill’ […]
THE LATEST NEWS
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Transplant Team Ireland Training for ETDSC 2020
We’ve got an exciting year ahead, with the 2020 European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships coming to Dublin in August. Transplant Team Ireland are already getting ready, with the training schedule underway from the end of this month at ALSAA Sports Complex. Visit their website for dates and details on the training days. If you […]
Young Kerry Patients support campaign promoting Organ Donation
Young Kerry Patients support campaign urging families to discuss the ‘Gift of Life’ at Christmas Two young Kerry boys who will require kidney transplants braved the elements to promote the Irish Kidney Association’s annual Christmas radio advertising campaign, which encourages families to discuss organ donation when they gather for the festive season.
Watch: Oireachtas Committee & the Human Tissue Bill
On October 16th 2019, Irisk Kidney Association CEO Mark Murphy and board member John Whelan attended the Oireachtas Joint Committee Session (a) Pre – Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of Human Tissue (Transplantation, Post- mortem, Anatomical Examination and Public Display) Bill 2018. Click HERE to watch it on Oireachtas TV.
IKA Hosts International Team To Launch Transplant Games In Dublin 2020
Representatives of 22 nations converged in Dublin this weekend for the official launch of the Irish Kidney Association’s hosting of the 11th European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships, Dublin 2020 which will take place next year from 2-9 August ( www.etdsc2020.com ). The members of the European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Federation gathered at the […]
Annual Service of Remembrance & Thanksgiving 2019
The Irish Kidney Association’s 34th Annual Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving was attended by a congregation of close to 2000, when it was held in Corpus Christi Church, Homefarm Road, Dublin 9 on Saturday, 5th October, to honour organ donors and their families. Taking part in the ecumenical Service were courageous families of deceased organ donors […]
ORGAN DONATION AWARENESS
Kidney disease affects all age groups, both men and women.The reality of kidney disease is that it may impinge on many strands of a person’s life including: health, employment, education, social life and relationships, physical fitness and general well-being.